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[directfb-dev] Re: TV oriented application needs; was:ANNOUNCE: DirectFB 0.9.12

Quoting Ville Syrj?l? (
> On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 09:24:22PM +0200, Mike Pieper wrote:
> > I think I expressed it a little bit wrong. What I mean is that I would like to 
> > send the video pictures to one layer and have the GUI in another layer. The 
> > hardware should do the mixing.
> > But unfortunately on G400 the BES layer hides the primary layer. Therefore I 
> > have to do it all with one layer. With 'has to be done by software' I mean 
> > that mixing the tv window with the GUI window has to be done explicitely.
> If you use the BES you can't do it in hardware (as you noticed :). If your
> TV grabber can output RGB you can use the window approach. AFAIK most BT
> cards support RGB.

You can create windows in YUV format by setting the pixel format in the
window description.

Best regards,
  Denis Oliver Kropp

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